land of milk and honey

noun phrase

: a place where there is plenty of food and money and life is very easy
Many immigrants thought that America was a land of milk and honey.

Examples of land of milk and honey in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Of course, to some, the lawn is a form of religion with multiple commandments that, if followed precisely, yield that emerald-colored land of milk and honey. Paul Cappiello, The Courier-Journal, 21 July 2023 In Exodus, God led the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt to a land of milk and honey. Christopher Knight, Los Angeles Times, 15 May 2023

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“Land of milk and honey.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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